Model Cities has announced that its Board of Directors has named seasoned Model Cities’ veteran Kizzy Downie as the organization’s next chief executive officer, effective August 6, 2018. She succeeds Beverley Oliver Hawkins, who will be retiring as Model Cities’ CEO effective July 20, 2018. Downie, 40, takes the helm with more than 12 years of experience at Model Cities. She … [Read more...]
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At the recent African American Day of Unity gathering at the State Capitol, Jeffrey Aguy, event coordinator and vice president of the NAACP Minneapolis Branch, introduced James Burroughs, the chief inclusion officer for the State of Minnesota. In his remarks to Capitol visitors, Burroughs lamented the less than one percent of $2 billion dollars in state contracts going to … [Read more...]
The Playwrights’ Center announced today that Idris Goodwin, Tori Sampson and May Lee-Yang are the recipients of the 2018-19 McKnight National Residency and Commission and 2018-19 McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting. These writers are three of the 35-40 fellows and Core Writers who find an artistic home at the Playwrights’ Center each year. The Center also supports more than … [Read more...]
Exploratory Majors include a set of courses that count toward multiple degrees or diplomas within a single career cluster. These career clusters are defined through eight Schools within the College based on similar areas of interest, expertise and occupations. By selecting an Exploratory Major within one of the eight Schools, Minneapolis College students can begin progressing … [Read more...]